South Korea—No Agreement Yet On Cost-Sharing For U.S. Troops

Reuters | 12/14/2018

The U.S. and South Korean governments have not yet agreed on how to share the cost of maintaining U.S. troops on the Korean peninsula after President Trump called for Seoul to cover more of the burden, reports Reuters.  Three days of talks in Seoul have yielded progress but no final accord, a South Korean Foreign Ministry official said on Friday.  The sides have held 10 rounds of talks since March after the Trump administration demanded Seoul carry more of the cost.  Under...

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